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Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus) Statius Müller, 1776
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae

Scientific:
  Merops pusillus
Citation:
  Statius Müller, 1776

Protonym:
  Merops pusillus

Avibase ID:
  C0A68CA01963299C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554647

Geographic range:

  • Merops pusillus pusillus: Savannas from Senegambia to Cameroon, Sudan and ne Zaire
  • Merops pusillus ocularis: E Zaire to n Uganda, s Sudan and Red Sea coast
  • Merops pusillus cyanostictus: E Ethiopia to Somalia and e Kenya
  • Merops pusillus meridionalis: Congo basin to e Zaire, Uganda and w Kenya south to Natal
  • Merops pusillus argutus: SW Angola to sw Zambia and Botswana
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Little Bee-eater
Czech:
  vlha malá
German:
  Zwergspint
Danish:
  Dværgbiæder
Spanish:
  Abejaruco Chico
Finnish:
  kääpiömehiläissyöjä
French:
  Guêpier nain
Italian:
  Gruccione pettocannella minore
Japanese:
  himehachikui
Japanese:
  ヒメハチクイ
Dutch:
  Dwergbijeneter
Norwegian:
  Dvergbieter
Polish:
  zolna mala
Portuguese:
  Abelharuco pequeno
Russian:
  Карликовая щурка
Slovak:
  včelárik malý
Swedish:
  Dvärgbiätare
Chinese:
  小蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Guêpier nain ( Merops pusillus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Guêpier nain ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Little Bee Eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Little Bee Eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
James Lee Peters:
    Melittophagus pusillus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melittophagus pusillus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melittophagus pusillus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Little Bee-eater ( Merops pusillus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops pusillus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinbyvreter
Czech: Vlha malá
Danish: Dværgbiæder
German: Zwergspint, Zwergspiunt
English: Little Bee Eater, Little Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco Chico
Estonian: pisi-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: Kääpiömehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier nain
Hungarian: törpegyurgyalag
Italian: Gruccione minore, Gruccione pettocannella minore
Japanese: himehachikui
Japanese: ヒメハチクイ
Latin: Melittophagus pusillus, Merops pusillus
Dutch: Dwergbijeneter
Norwegian: Dvergbieter
Polish: zolna mala, żołna mała
Portuguese: Abelharuco pequeno, Abelharuco-dourado, Abelharuco-pequeno
Russian: Карликовая щурка, Крошечная щурка
Slovak: vcelárik malý, včelárik malý, Včelárik trpasličí
Swedish: Dvärgbiätare
Swahili: Kerem Mdogo
Tswana: Morôkapula
Tsonga: Tinziwolana
Chinese: 小蜂虎
Zulu: iNkotha

 

         

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